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Alien woman : the making of Lt. Ellen Ripley

Author: Ximena Gallardo C; C Jason Smith
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text examines the construction of sex and gender in the four science-fiction films comprising the Alien saga. It should be useful to researchers and teachers in film, mass communication, women's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
(Film
Named Person: Ellen Ripley
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ximena Gallardo C; C Jason Smith
ISBN: 0826415695 9780826415691 0826415709 9780826415707
OCLC Number: 237844833
Description: XI, 241 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction: Can't Live With Them, Can't Kill Them; Chapter One: Men, Women, and an Alien Baby; Chapter Two: Ripley Gets Her Gun: Aliens and the Reagan Era Hero; Chapter Three: "The Bitch is Back": The Iconoclastic Body in Alien3; Chapter Four: "Who Are You?": Alien Resurrection and the Post-human; Subject; Afterword: Alien Woman
Responsibility: Ximena Gallardo C. and C. Jason Smith.
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[a] look between the lines and behind the scenes to dissect Ripley and her place in movie history. Minnesota Daily, mndaily.com, November 3, 2004 Doing a transtextual analysis of the films, the Read more...

 
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